Criminology A Level

Course Type A-Levels
Qualification A Level
Start Date September 2020
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Criminology A Level

Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals. In year 1, you will study the psychological and sociological theories of crime as well as how crime is perceived in society and the impact of the media and crime statistics. In year 2, you will investigate the different techniques used in a criminal investigation such as forensics, policing and the judiciary process. You will also consider the effectiveness of different strategies used to reduce criminality from custodial sentences and the impact of community orders. This applied general qualification is a WJEC Level 3 Diploma (equivalent to one full A-Level). You will be assessed through written exams and controlled assessment.

Entry Requirements: a minimum of five GCSE passes (grade 4 or higher) including Maths. Additionally, grade 5 in English Language.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Genuine interest in subject
  • GCSE 4(C)
  • GCSE 5(B)
What will I learn?
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  • Changing Awareness of Crime
  • Criminological Theories
  • Crime Scene to Court Room
  • Crime and Punishment

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